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Tagliatelle in Tomato Sauce

By rraacchhaaeell (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes Portions
Quick and easy to make pasta with a delicious sauce.


The Pasta:

  • 80g tagliatelle

The Sauce:

  • 1tbsp tomato puree
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • half a medium onion, finely diced
  • 1 crushed clove of garlic (optional)
  • 10 closed-cup mushrooms, peeled and cut in half (optional)
  • 200g (1 tin) chopped tomatoes
  • half a red pepper, finely diced (optional)
  • 1 pinch of salt and pepper


  • STEP 1
    Fill half a saucepan with cold water and bring to the boil before adding your pasta. The pasta will take 5-20 mins depending on if you used dried or fresh pasta. To check the pasta is done, use a fork to taste a small piece. if it is still hard, cook it for a few more minutes.
  • STEP 2
    Stir occasionally.
  • STEP 3
    While the pasta is cooking you can start the sauce. Heat the oil in a frying pan and gently saute the onions and garlic- Do NOT let them go brown.
  • STEP 4
    When the onions and garlic is done, put it into another saucepan with the tomato puree and chopped tomato. Mix together before adding the red pepper and mushroom.
  • STEP 5
    Let the sauce simmer gently for 10 mins before adding the salt and pepper.
  • STEP 6
    When the pasta is fully cooked and the sauce is done, serve on a plate or in a large dish with the sauce poured over the top or mixed in witht he pasta. You can also serve it with garlic bread or dough balls.

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